Kelvin C. Clayton - unknowndetails This thesis presents a social ontology. It takes its problem, the emergence of social structure and order, and the relationship of the macro and the micro within this structure, from social theory, but attempts a resolution from the perspectives of contemporary French philosophy and complexity theory. Due to its acceptance of certain presuppositions concerning the multiplicity and connectedness of all life and nature it adopts a comparative methodology that attempts a translation of complexity science to the social world.
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For my money, the mark of a person who understands a concept can explain it to a layman in simple terms. When I read I want the information and ideas, not the "satisfaction" dopamine of decrypting some complex prose.
This is not a critique of Guattari alone. Someone like Nick Land is one of the worst offenders, creating unnecessary new words and grammatical structures. One must ask if he writes like that to convey understanding or prevent understanding so that few can contest your ideas. I think they took my tarot cards so I was somewhat surprised they let me read this unusual and anarchic texts.
Fun times. Psychology of freedom and creativity. Found it a bit difficult though. May 10, Arda rated it liked it From the Culture Studies notes: Questions revolving around subjectivity have been demonstrated by Guattari , who explores the notions of how the self, when in receiver-mode, becomes the identity that is received-to, talked-to, subjected-to.
He clarifies this with the example of watching television: When confronted with TV, the person is turned into a subject: an identity that is the outcome of what it is subjected to through an activity that involves refrain that takes one onto another From the Culture Studies notes: Questions revolving around subjectivity have been demonstrated by Guattari , who explores the notions of how the self, when in receiver-mode, becomes the identity that is received-to, talked-to, subjected-to.
Our self-involvement, Guattari acknowledges, is in and of itself lined in the production of our own subjectivity. While understanding how this works might equip us with the know-how to avoid subjectivity, Guattari recognizes that avoiding it may not always end up being a good thing, as he notes with the example of the Iran revolution, which may have taken things backward rather than forward.
While acknowledging the significance of production, Guattari warns of falling into the Freudian unconscious interpretations, for he deems those as tricky.
La Borde was a venue for conversation among many students of philosophy, psychology, ethnology, and social work. Guattari also took part in the G. It was at the same time that he founded, along with other militants, the F. The F. He was involved in the large-scale French protests of , starting from the Movement of March
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